What does the Leverhulme Trust Fund?

Since its foundation in 1925, the Trust has provided funding for research projects, fellowships, studentships, bursaries and prizes; it operates across all the academic disciplines, the intention being to support talented individuals as they realise their personal vision in research and professional training.

Is Leverhulme a charity?

Since its foundation in 1925, the Leverhulme Trade Charities Trust has provided grants for the benefits of pharmacists, grocers and commercial travellers and for their families. We provide help with university costs through our undergraduate and postgraduate bursary schemes.

Is Leverhulme a Research Council?

The Trust has a strong reputation for funding cross-disciplinary research embracing the sciences, social sciences and the humanities. Leverhulme Research Centres should not duplicate existing activity at a comparable scale, whether in Research Council-funded or university research centres.

Where did Lord Leverhulme live?

Although he had several other homes – at Rivington near Bolton, at Hampstead in London, and later in the Outer Hebrides – William Lever always considered Thornton Hough his home. Most of his family eventually came to live in the village and many are buried in the graveyard at All Saints Church.

Who funds research in the UK?

UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) is the national funding agency investing in science and research in the UK. Operating across the whole of the UK with a combined budget of more than £6 billion, UKRI brings together the 7 Research Councils, Innovate UK and Research England.

How do I ask for research funding?

How to write a good research funding application

  1. Do your background work: Funding bodies, eligibility and guidelines.
  2. Leave plenty of time.
  3. Be clear and get feedback in advance.
  4. Explain the impact.
  5. Choose the best team for the work.
  6. Budget carefully and provide value for money.
  7. Provide a clear methodology.
  8. In summary:

Who owns Leverhulme Estate?

After 129 years, consumer goods giant Unilever, which began life at Port Sunlight on the Wirral , has bought out the shares and rights of its founding Leverhulme family for hundreds of millions of pounds.

Was Lord Lever a Quaker?

The Lever family were Congregationalists and James Lever, a teetotaller and a non-smoker, applied its principles in his business life as well as in his personal life.

How much is PhD funding UK?

Here, the answer varies considerably by country. In the UK, being a self-funded PhD student can be an expensive undertaking, with an annual tuition bill of approximately £3,000 to £6,000 (about US$3,800-7,670) for domestic students and up to £18,000 ($23,000) for international students for the first three years.

Where does UK research funding come from?

Research and development (R&D) in the UK is mainly funded by the business sector (55% in 2018). Funding from the public sector (including government, UKRI and the devolved higher education funding councils) represented 26% of the total in 2018, while overseas investment the remaining 14%.